L’nuey IndigeNews – Apr. 6 – 11, 2021

A Canadian Indigenous News Update from L’nuey


Kwe’ nitup – Hello friend,

the Mi’kmaq word of the week is


Meaning: bird


Hockeyville win gives Elsipogtog reason to celebrate after week of grief – CBC News

COVID-19 in Indigenous communities: What you need to know this week – CBC News

Indigenous leadership key to COVID-19 case decline, says minister Marc Miller – CBC News

Why baby eels could be the next Indigenous moderate livelihood fishery in N.S. – CBC News

Former N.B. First Nation chief questions early fishing season after boat capsizes – CTV News

Prince Philip’s relationship with Indigenous people in Canada memorable, complicated – CBC News

Mi’kmaw community where harvesters died asked for delay in season prior to boat sinking – APTN News

Lennox Island ice walk an opportunity for remembering, healing, and reconciliation – West Prince Graphic

Government of Canada COVID-19 Update for Indigenous Peoples and Communities – Indigenous Services Canada

Epekwitk Assembly to launch campaign touting livelihood fishery as beneficial to the whole Island – West Prince Graphic


Federal court orders First Nation in N.W.T. to hold election – APTN News

Robinson Huron Treaty Annuity Case to enter third phase next week – Sault Online

Ontario First Nations declare moratorium on Ring of Fire development – MINING.com

Alberta must retract Forest Act before it becomes law: Treaty 8 grand chief – CBC News

Qalipu First Nation ‘in shock’ as feds suspend talks to include more members – CBC News

3 northern Ontario First Nations declare moratorium on Ring of Fire development – CBC News

Alberta First Nations say provincially regulated gambling website unauthorized – Coast Reporter

‘They were not there’: First Nations feel betrayed after fish farm court decision – National Observer

Ministers promise ‘thorough review’ following APTN report on racism in their departments – APTN News

Senator says new Liberal sentencing bill needs to do more to help Indigenous women in prison – APTN News

Federal gov’t to appeal ruling that it overstepped by allowing First Nations to postpone elections – CBC News

Tribal councils in Manitoba call on Ottawa to release plan to counter violence against Indigenous women – APTN News

First Nations Declare Moratorium on Ring of Fire Development – Attawapiskat, Fort Albany, and Neskantaga First Nations

Government of Canada to appeal recent ruling on the First Nations Election Cancellation and Postponement Regulations (Prevention of Diseases) – Indigenous Services Canada


A warrior’s way to Indigenous inclusion – Northern Ontario Business

Fort Nelson First Nation signs MOU with the Construction Foundation of BC – Energetic City

Disastrous 2017 fire makes it easier for First Nation’s archeologists to uncover the past – CBC News

‘Ever Sick Dangles’: Indigenous Apparel Brand Celebrates First Nations Hockey – Native News Online

Promote Indigenous access to disability tax credit, advisory committee recommends – Coast Reporter

Vogue features B.C. red dresses in honour of missing, murdered Indigenous women – Terrace Standard

Indigenous communities should dictate how $1 billion infrastructure investment is spent – University of Calgary

No April Fool’s joke, three First Nation communities say they’ll go to court over the Ring of Fire – Northern Ontario Business

‘Progress doesn’t mean parity,’ Perry Bellegarde says as he works to improve conditions for First Nations people, particularly by influencing the federal budget – Toronto Star


4-year-old Indigenous Olympic hopeful wows equestrian community – CTV News

‘Beading is medicine’: Intricate map connects Indigenous artists across Canada, U.S. – CTV News

Indigenous Services says vaccinations are playing a role in reduced cases on reserve – APTN News

NB Hospital authority offers sacred medicines to meet cultural needs of Indigenous patients – CBC News

City of Regina launches online survey to determine impact of Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy – CBC News

Ripping the band-aid off: Resignations and repatriations on the road to museum decolonization – APTN News

Indigenous hockey player from Winnipeg to join Team Canada for U18 World Hockey Championship – CBC News

Photograph installed on Vancouver power substation returns Mi’kmaq artwork to its home – The Globe and Mail

Cowessess First Nation new child welfare legislation will keep children in care connected to community – CTV News

Ribbon skirts connect Cape Breton chief to the strength of other Indigenous women Ribbon skirts connect Cape Breton chief to the strength of other Indigenous women – The Chronicle Herald


BC’s Largest Indigenous-Owned Green Energy Project Completed – Natural Forces

Potential moose hunting agreement with Algonquin Nation in jeopardy – APTN News

Proposed coal mine in Alberta Rockies faces growing calls for federal review – The Narwhal

VIDEO: On the road to Indigenous-led food sovereignty in northwest B.C. – Terrace Standard

Canada’s herring facing ‘biological decimation’, say First Nations and activists – The Guardian

Canada First Nation group opposes De Beers waste dump on traditional territory – CTV News

Guardians of Edehzhie adapt to protect Indigenous land during COVID-19 pandemic – The Globe and Mail

Meet the woman who is exposing the history of Canada’s Giant Mine ‘monster’ on TikTok – Welland Tribune

‘It’s collapsing’: B.C. First Nations, Pacific Wild warn of herring population decline amid commercial fishery – The Narwhal

SCC and CIRNAC team up with Scout Engineering to support Indigenous Community-Based Climate Monitoring – Standards Council of Canada


Wela’lioq, M’sit No’kmaq

Thank you, All My Relations